126Nov 27, 2007
Book Discussion on Tough Liberal
Richard Kahlenberg talked about his book Tough Liberal: Albert Shanker and the Battles Over Schools, Unions, Race, and Democracy, published by Columbia University Press. The book is ...
19Sep 2, 1992
Annual Back to School Forecast
Secretary of Education Lamar Alexander and other education officials discussed the state of American education in an annual news briefing by the Department of Education. The speakers discussed ...
15Aug 11, 1992
The Bush Agenda: Education Policy
Ms. Ravitch discussed the president’s education record and policy. She commented on the national America 2000 program and other programs.
60Jul 29, 1992
Telecommunications Technologies in Education
The committee met to discuss telecommunications technologies and how they could be used to improve education in America. The witnesses testified on information about technological advances and ...
22Jul 7, 1992
1992 Education Survey
The Department of Education released its annual report on how well Americans are doing in the classroom. Ms. Griffith, Ms. Ravitch, and Mr. Alsalam briefed reporters on the 1992 ...
23May 12, 1992
Federal Education Policy
The Brookings Institution sponsored a forum on federal education policy entitled, “A Report Card on America.” The guest speaker at the forum, Diane Ravitch, Assistant Secretary of ...
28Jan 14, 1992
First Step: Education Goals
The Department of Education briefed the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on education goals during the America 2000 Community Leadership Conference. The first session, entitled “Taking the First ...